Kara Powell talks about how the church can better meet the needs of young people today by offering Christ-centered answers to questions concerning identity, belonging, and purpose.
Alesia Starks, instructor in the practice of marriage and family therapy, shares lessons she’s learned from her children about Christlikeness, faith, and humility.
Peter L. Benson shares about his work on how to support children and families in healthy, positive growth and development.
In response to Helen Jin Kim’s lecture on “Korean Christianity and the Korean War,” Byungjoo Song reflects on the many social issues the church faces today and on the ways the Korean Church needs its emerging generation.
Hee An Choi explores the hybridity of Korean immigrant identity—as a particular Asian immigrant community in the United States—and the Korean church’s leadership role in navigating it.
W. Gil Shin considers what factors ought to shape and define a re-formed identity for the Korean immigrant church.
Allison L. Norton examines migration’s transformative impact on US society and the reinvention of faith communities across second and third generations.
At the Wooten Center in South Los Angeles, Naomi McSwain uses education to help young people thrive
Ministering to young people of color in the church, Jeff Liou creates space in which they can belong and thrive
At Fuller’s 2020 Missiology Lectures, scholars took a deep dive into Los Angeles’s unique history and culture to explore wider issues of migration, transnationalism, and interfaith engagement through a missiological perspective.
Broderick Leaks (PhD ’09), director of counseling and mental health at USC Student Health and clinical associate professor of psychiatry and the behavioral sciences at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, describes the increasing mental health needs of emerging adults and the work of providing them meaningful support in the university context.
Joey Fung, associate professor of psychology, encourages practicing mindfulness as we experience seasons of pain—cultivating our awareness of God’s presence in our day to day lives.